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Ryley Walker: Monday, July 21

Escaping Chicago isn’t easy, even for a rambling folk troubadour.

Music Stories
Ryley Walker’s music sounds like the open road. The 24-year-old singer-songwriter’s debut album, All Kinds of You, is the musical equivalent of a booze-fueled drive through the American West   More
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 TREE PALMEDO

Hotseat: Chapman and Maclain Way

Movie Reviews & Stories
When brothers Chapman, 27, and Maclain Way, 23, discovered an old baseball team photo at their late grandfather Bing Russell’s house, it sparked a multiyear effort of poring over microfilm a   More
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 TREE PALMEDO


Balkan blowout.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Like the beer-soaked jamboree it depicts, Brasslands is a loud and colorful experience. Produced by the communal filmmaking society Meerkat Media Collective, the documentary follows hundreds of    More
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 TREE PALMEDO

Safe and Sane Fireworks, Ranked

Well, it’s here. This week, America will celebrate its birth for the 238th time. In Portland, the Fourth of July is traditionally marked by honoring Article I of the Constitution, which provid   More
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 TREE PALMEDO

Live Review: Ambrose Akinmusire at Jimmy Mak's, 6/25


He might be the most in-demand trumpeter in jazz right now, but Ambrose Akinmusire doesn’t act like a big deal. Standing onstage inside a jam-packed Jimmy Mak’s Wednesday night, he rarely spoke, often stepping out of the spotlight to let the rest of his quintet shine. When he shuffled to the front, though, hugging the mic with his tr...   More
Friday, June 27, 2014 by TREE PALMEDO

Ambrose Akinmusire: Wednesday, June 25

The new face of jazz trumpet isn’t concerned with appeasing purists.

Music Stories
Two years ago, Ambrose Akinmusire was New York’s next jazz hero. With a major-label contract under his belt, he was turning heads with his fiery, angular trumpet improvisations, appearing on tra   More
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 TREE PALMEDO

Dinerz™ 2014: Antoni's Restaurant


Every June, The Oregonian publishes a guide to upscale Portland-area restaurants called Diner. Last June, Willamette Week published a guide to Portland diners, also called    More
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 by TREE PALMEDO

Hop it Up!

Collectible Hillsboro Hops trading cards for tonight’s home opener.

No. 28 John Pedrotty Position: Pitcher Hometown: Portsmouth, R.I. Age: 24 Favorite beer: Blue Moon Childhood baseball idol: Mo Vaughn Favorite spot in Hillsboro: “Does Portland count?” In   More
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 TREE PALMEDO

World Cup 2014: Early Boots (updated)

Where to watch the World Cup live in Portland.

21st Avenue World Cup Beer Garden 625 NW 21st Ave., 202-744-1496, facebook.com/worldcupbeergarden. 8:30 am-9 pm daily. Go for: Breakfast sandwiches with beer and bros. When it opened in 2011, the r   More

Phone Books, a Boombox, and More Items From the 1985 Portland Time Capsule


The dream of the ‘80s came alive in Portland on Friday—at least for the small but enthusiastic crowd gathered in Pioneer Courthouse Square. To celebrate the 30th birthday of “Portland’s living room,” representatives from the City of Portland and Oregon Historical Society convened to open a time capsule that had been hidden from th...   More
Monday, June 2, 2014 by TREE PALMEDO

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